Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  154
  • Protein  2 g
  • Carbohydrates  32 g
  • Fat  2 g
  • Cholesterol  28 mg
  • Sodium  176 mg
  • Potassium  29 mg
  • Phosphorus  86 mg
  • Calcium  53 mg
  • Fiber  0.4 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 starch
  • 1 high calorie

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • The colder the cake, the better it tastes. This is a great recipe for spring and summer.

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Chilled Lemon Cake
grinnie says:

These are very good. Since it uses boxed cake mix, can I make just the cake per directions on the box? Portion size? Nutrition info? Any yellow cake? I'm not diabetic, not on dialysis, but have ckd . Thanks Dietitian comment: You can prepare a yellow cake mix per instructions and apply the glaze from this recipe but I am not sure it will have the same consistency and this original recipe. Also the cake mix usually calls for oil instead of applesauce which makes the fat quite a bit higher. You can use DaVita Diet Helper Creations feature to determine the nutrients for a modified version with your changes.

Apr. 08, 2016, 3:02 PM
Chilled Lemon Cake
stubbkm says:

I made this as a bundt cake. The cake itself was very good but the glaze is a bit to be desired. What didn't glaze the cake, pooled around it and when I tried topping it again it had a very sickingly sweet artificial lemon flavor but I am diabetic so that may be the issue. All in the cake was good, but I wish there was a way to make it without the sugar or a cake mix. I will make again but I'll use my yellow cake recipe and reduce the amount of glaze.

Jul. 05, 2015, 8:29 AM
Chilled Lemon Cake
mlm1956 says:

Excellant recipe my whole family loved this on. Easy to make. I'll bake this again and again.

Mar. 30, 2013, 7:38 PM
Chilled Lemon Cake
Mike559 says:

Very good .Bake the cake twice.

Feb. 26, 2013, 7:06 AM
Chilled Lemon Cake

It was really easy to do but it is quite flavourless. Maybe a dash of vanilla extract might help with the tast. Thanks,

Feb. 10, 2013, 4:09 PM
Chilled Lemon Cake
cvoss says:

This is an awesome recipe that is loved by everyone.

Aug. 28, 2011, 12:47 PM
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dogdazed says:

Wonderful! Very easy and very tasty. My family loved it!

Jun. 10, 2011, 6:30 PM
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Debbie___ says:

This cake is very easy to make. Everyone who tried it thought it was great. When I told them it was a dialysis recipe they couldn't believe it. The portions may be small but if it's kept in the refrigerator you can enjoy it for many days. A+

Oct. 01, 2009, 9:02 AM
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This is truly delicious! Even I who do not love sweets enjoyed it. BUT...and it's a tiny one. Portion: 2" x 2". Please it just isn't worth the work for that small a piece! I believe strongly in portion control, but one needs to be sensible and a 2 x 2 inch piece just isn't sensible. Admin: Thanks for your input Patricia. You could have a double portion, but may need to include phosphorus binder and reduce sodium in other meals to compensate. Thanks, DaVita Dietitian Sara

Apr. 29, 2009, 9:56 AM
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grogg2 says:

So easy to make & a hit with the entire dinner party. I will be making this cake again!

Sep. 03, 2008, 8:11 PM
Chilled Lemon Cake

This was such an easy thing to make and tasted delicious! Good tip about leaving it in the fridge!

Apr. 28, 2008, 1:15 PM

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